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Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Public Diplomacy: A Vision for 2021 and Beyond

Dec 7, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EST
This event will feature Dr. Vivian S. Walker, Executive Director of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, in conversation with Professor John Ciorciari, Director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center at the University of Michigan, with a welcome address by Rejaul Karim Laskar, representing the Global Forum for Scholars & Practitioners of Diplomacy. 
STPP Lecture Series

Digital Contact Tracing: An Unlikely Policy Story

Dec 7, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Erin Simpson, Associate Director of Technology Policy at the Center for American Progress, will join STPP for a conversation about digital contact tracing and privacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

What is next for the U.S. Foreign Policy?

Dec 2, 2020, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
The Weiser Diplomacy Center is partnering with the American Academy of Diplomacy to bring seasoned U.S. diplomats to Ford School and discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy after presidential election 2020.
Graduate Fairs

Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Washington)

Nov 18, 2020, 7:30 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at the Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education event on November 18th.

Bringing the Science of Reading to Policy and Practice

Nov 19, 2020, 2:30-4:00 pm EST
Come learn from four stakeholders renowned for their experience and expertise in improving literacy rates in local districts, states, and throughout the country; two professors in education, a reporter, and the head of one of Michigan's school administrator associations.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

The Next Administration: Post-Election Recap

Nov 19, 2020, 6:00-7:30 pm EST
Dean Michael S. Barr will moderate a conversation with Ford School faculty members Betsey Stevenson, Shobita Parthasarathy, and John Ciorciari about the 2020 Presidential election and policy priorities of the next presidential term.
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Managing presidential campaigns: Lessons learned in 2020

Nov 18, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Join us for a discussion on elections and campaigns, in 2020 and beyond. The discussion will include Katie Packer Beeson, former deputy campaign manager for the Romney/Ryan campaign in 2012 and founding partner of Burning Glass Consulting, and Greg Schultz, general election strategist and senior advisor for the 2020 Biden campaign. Broderick Johnson, Towsley Policymaker in Residence, will moderate. 
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Conversations Across Difference

The Functioning of Democracy across the Urban-Rural Spectrum

Nov 16, 2020, 11:00-11:55 am EST
Student researchers will share their research on the similarities and differences across the urban/rural continuum with respect to: the state of civic discourse; public participation in decision-making; citizen engagement; internet connectivity and access to information; and privatization of local government services.  
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Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

The Evolving Role of the U.S. in the Gulf Region

Nov 16, 2020, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Please join us for a virtual public event with General Anthony C. Zinni, former United States Marine Corps general and Dr. Dania Thafer, Executive Director of Gulf International Forum (GIF) in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center. 
Graduate Fairs

Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Michigan)

Nov 10, 2020, 5:30-6:30 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at the Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education event on November 10th.

Community as Corporation: Talent Retention in Low-Status America

Nov 6, 2020, 12:00 pm EST
Majora Carter is a real estate developer, urban revitalization strategy consultant, MacArthur Fellow, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. As part of the Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions fall 2020 speaker series,  she discusses "Community as Corporation: Talent Retention in Low-Status America."
Graduate Fairs

APSIA Dual Degree Session

Nov 2, 2020, 6:00-7:15 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us on at the APSIA Dual Degree Session on November 3rd. 

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Oct 30, 2020, 12:00 pm EDT
For almost two decades, The New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has traveled the globe to put human faces on the devastating problems plaguing the planet — from disease and poverty to violence and exploitation — and on the efforts of individuals and organizations to repair it.  
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Policing reform or revolution?

Oct 30, 2020, 3:00-4:00 pm EDT
Join us for a panel discussion on police reform and mass incarceration. Featured panelists include Lisa Daugaard, Director of the Public Defender Association in Seattle, Broderick Johnson, Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School and Chairman of My Brothers Keeper Alliance, and David Klinger, Professor of Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Professor Christian Davenport will moderate the conversation. 
Graduate Fairs

Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (UC San Diego)

Oct 28, 2020, 5:00 pm EDT
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at the Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education event on October 28th. 

PPIA Public Service Expo

Oct 27, 2020, 1:00-5:00 pm EDT
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect one-on-one with the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and 50 of the top public policy and international affairs programs from across the county! These members of the PPIA Graduate School Consortium share PPIA’s commitment to increasing diversity and fostering inclusion in public service.

Rackham Graduate School Virtual Fair

Oct 26, 2020, 3:00-5:00 pm EDT
Join us to learn more about the admission process for the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School. Rackham is leading a charge to re-envision graduate education at U-M in a way that is student centered and faculty led, and that emphasizes a holistic view of graduate training.

The Value of Residential Liberal Arts Education: Lessons from COVID-19

Oct 23, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EDT
The Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is an exploratory project to develop and implement a state-of-the-art measurement project to improve our understanding of the value of undergraduate educational experiences, and promote evidence-based models of undergraduate student success.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

U.S.-China relations during COVID-19: Finding a path forward

Oct 20, 2020, 10:00-11:00 am EDT
Join us for a conversation on current relations between the United States and China and possible paths forward given COVID and the upcoming U.S. elections. Panelists will include Kenneth Lieberthal, senior fellow emeritus at Brookings, Mary Gallagher, professor of political science, and Ann Lin, associate professor of public policy. Ford School Dean Michael Barr will moderate the discussion. 
Graduate Fairs

Idealist Northeast Fair

Oct 20, 2020, 1:00-4:00 pm EDT
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.